Press Release

Friday, February 03, 2017

Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

MDWFP and MSU to Host Wild Turkey and Bobwhite Quail Workshop in Corinth


JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and Mississippi State University Extension Service will offer an educational workshop for those interested in managing wild turkey and bobwhite quail on their properties.  The workshop will occur on March 3 at the Alcorn County MSU Extension Office in Corinth from 9 a.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided for those who preregister. 

Topics will include wild turkey biology, beneficial habitat management practices, food plot strategies, and case studies from properties which have managed successfully for these species.  Discussions of predators and predator management will also be featured, including how-to demonstrations of important trapping skills and techniques.         

Registration for each event is $15, and will cover the cost of lunch and handout materials.  To register, participants should contact the Alcorn County MSU Extension Office at (662) 286-7755.   

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